The following media statement is being issued by Grove City College spokesperson Jacquelyn P. Muller on behalf of the College in response to an inquiry from Columbus, OH-based Associated Press reporter, Mitch Stacy regarding former history professor Dr. Larry Gara:
It is clear that Professor Gara’s circumstances would have been handled quite differently by Grove City College’s due process measures today than by processes that were in place some 50 years ago. Acknowledging this, the College has addressed this matter with him personally.
For a number of decades, the College has maintained strong due process procedures which serve to safeguard the basic principles of academic freedom for faculty.
Grove City College remains committed to the highest standards for academic practice.